New trustees elected
At its April meeting, the Kenyon board named six new trustees, including three at-large trustees, two parent trustees, and two recently elected alumni trustees.
Elected to the board as trustees-at-large were Robert Goldman '63, who will serve a three-year term, and William Spitz P'08 and Simon Yoo '91, who will serve six-year terms. An economics major at the College, Goldman went on to earn an M.B.A. at the University of Chicago. He is currently self-employed as a financial analyst in Sugar Land, Texas, following a long career in the petroleum industry. Goldman and his wife, Elena, have three adult sons. Spitz, a parent trustee of the College since 2005, is vice chancellor for investments and treasurer, as well as a clinical professor of management and finance, at Vanderbilt University, his alma mater. He and his wife, Sandy Spitz, are the parents of Carrie Spitz '08. Yoo, whose bachelor's degree is in economics and English, holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University. A resident of Tokyo, Japan, he is managing director of the investment-banking division of Nikko Citigroup Limited. Yoo is married to Sumiyo Sakaguchi, a graduate of Japan's Ferris University, who also works for Nikko Citigroup.
The new parent trustees are Carolyn Brody P'10,'11, elected to a four-year term, and Samuel Fischer P'10, elected to a two-year term replacing Spitz. A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a master's degree in planning from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, Brody is a trustee of several arts and civic organizations and a former board chair of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. She and her husband, Taconic Capital cofounder Kenneth Brody, are the parents of Charlie Brody '10 and Carrie Brody '11. Fischer, who earned his bachelor's degree from Brown University and his law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, is managing partner of the Los Angeles entertainment law firm of Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie, Stiffelman, and Cook. He and his wife, Leah Sosin Fischer, a community volunteer and folk-art collector, are the parents of Jeremy Fischer '10.
Jeffrey Bell '84 and Lisa Betson Resnik '89 have been elected by the alumni to four-year, non-renewable terms on the board. Bell, who recently spoke at Kenyon as part of the Burton D. Morgan Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship, is corporate vice president for global marketing with Microsoft Corporation in Seattle, Washington. In addition to his bachelor's degree in Spanish and history, he holds a master's degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Bell and his wife, Colleen Murphy Bell '85, are the parents of three sons. Resnik, a former co-chair of the Kenyon Fund, is campaign manager at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. An international studies major, she worked in the College's Office of Annual Funds for several years before taking a position in development at Haverford College. Resnik and her husband, consultant Peter Resnik '82, are also the parents of three sons.